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Nancy

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Nancy Matthews is 35 year old wife and mother with cystic fibrosis (CF) and diabetes. She has been waging a battle with CF, a terminal genetic disorder, for many years. In January of 2007, Nancyâ??s body entered the end stages of CF. On December 10, 2008 she received the miracle of a double... Full Bio
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A Gaga-licious Halloween by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Pumpkin Carving...  Hannah's (hers has HN on the side), Scott's, Mine Trick or Treat!! Hope you had a Hauntingly Go ... Read on »
Hannah's Surprise Party by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I have not had a chance to write since we surprised Hannah with a Halloween party for her Birthday.  The poor kid was as sick as sick could be, but still enjoyed every minut ... Read on »
Happy Halloween by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I have not had a chance to write since we surprised Hannah with a Halloween party for her Birthday.  The poor kid was as sick as sick could be, but still enjoyed every minu ... Read on »
Hello! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Dear friends, Hello!  I am sorry I have been gone so long.  One of the wonderful things about post-transplant life is that the computer takes a much lower priority than lif ... Read on »
Why have I been so quiet? by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Have any of you been wondering this question?  Well, I have been working on a project for the last six months and I finally brought it to completion at the end of last week ... Read on »
A Rough Couple of Weeks by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello friends! I am finally getting a chance to update my blog.  It has been a difficult couple of weeks.  As most of you know, I came home from Jackson and got sick. ... Read on »
A New Twist on Organ Donation by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis A new twist on organ donation...   This is fascinating.  At  www.matchingdonors.com  patients can actually search for a living donor and individuals interested in d ... Read on »
Please Support Cammi's Husband! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis A new twist on organ donation...   This is fascinating.  At  www.matchingdonors.com  patients can actually search for a living donor and in ... Read on »
Our Wild West Adventure by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I can't begin to tell you what a great trip we had to Jackson.  It has been six years since Scott has been, so we had a lot of time to make up.  What did he want ... Read on »
We are home... by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Hello!  I am sorry I haven't posted sooner.  We did get home last Wednesday morning, but unfortunately I have been fighting an awful cold that went from my head to my chest. ... Read on »
Hannah & Zaryan with Hawk Nelson's Bass Player by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Here is the picture of the girls with Hawk Nelson's bass player, Daniel, at Kingdom Bound! Read on »
Feis at the Falls by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis This weekend was our last Feis of the season.  It was in Niagara Falls, NY, and Hannah ended her season with 7 more medals, hooray!  Her teacher in Buffalo loved her new so ... Read on »
Rock City by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis For any of you who have been following my blog from the beginning, you may remember that Scott and Hannah used to go to Rock City to get away when I was so sick.  I was ab ... Read on »
An Amazing Night! by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis When I was in 7th grade my friend Amy and I convinced her dad to drive us to Salt Lake City, UT (6 hours away) to see our favorite band, Bon Jovi.  Though we were 500 mile ... Read on »
Surviving a Double Lung Transplant by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Surviving A Double-Lung Transplant: 'Life Is Good' by NPR STAFF Here is a truly inspirational story that is full of hope for those of us who hav ... Read on »
Solo Dress by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis Just a quick post.  As you all know, we have been going to A LOT of Irish Dance competitions lately.  Well, a few weeks ago Hannah earned all of the first she needs to move ... Read on »
Queen of the Garden by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis As a "retired" woman, I have discovered that gardening truly is a wonderful retirement past time.  I love being outside, listening to nothing but nature, planting things a ... Read on »
Congratulations by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis I just wanted to say congratulations to the winners of the 100,000 hit contest!  Your cookbooks are on the way.  Thank you for all of your love and support!  Nancy Read on »
The Affordable Care Act by Nancy Posted in: Blog Posts in Cystic Fibrosis The Affordable Care Act, signed and passed in March of last year, holds many benefits for those both pre- and post-transplant. While you may already be ... Read on »